Jan 11, 2013 7:00am EST
shooting, the nra goes to the white house and leaves unhappy. >>> if you took ambien last night, we may have news that may cause you to lose sleep. >>> plus, did a v.a. hospital try to minimize a deadly disease outbreak. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your worldn 90 seconds. >>> this is among the worst flu seasons that we've had. it's really pushing us to our breaking point. >> flu fears rise as vaccine supplies run low. >> clinics are struggling to keen up with demand. >>>out side tulsa, oklahoma, no one's going to school today. a quarter of the school is sick. >> we would be in what we classify as a flu epidemic. >> vice president biden who's heading up the dask force on gun violence is meeting with the nra. >> we're not going agree on these gun questions. >>> i was like it can't be real. i was in shock. >> another school shooting in taft, california. >> police say hero teacher stopped him from more shots. >> i'm surprised. >>> across the upper midwest and northern plains with wind-driven snow. travel conditions will be dangerous if not impossible.
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am EST
ground with the nra has been difficult. the national rifle association said its closed door meeting with biden had more to do with taking away gun rights than protecting children. the white house is looking to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. that's a hard sell to gun owners but there's another proposal that seems to be gaining some traction. >> there's a surprising, so far, a surprising recurrence of suggestions that we have universal background checks. >> reporter: currently about 40% of all u.s. gun sales don't require a background check. stern and her friend support background checks for all gun purchases but sabanning weapons own -- say banning weapons won't stop violence. >> you can't legislate bad intentions out of people. >> reporter: the vice president's task force is looking to gun retailers to help bridge the divide. several including wal-mart took part in meetings thursday. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >> in another shooting now police say a teenager who shot two students yesterday at a high school in at the, california apparently had b
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
thursday's meeting with vice president joe biden. nra officials say the administration is more concerned with taking away gun rights than protecting children. the white house is meeting with advocates from all sides in the wake to have the newtown school shooting. >>> you can see why passengers might have been a bit startled when they looked out the window of the qantas plane. they may have thought they were extras in the samuel l. jackson movie "snakes on a plane." there's a snake a long one caught between the wing and the body of the plane. this particular python is not poisonous and the snake did freeze to death in the high altitudes so no concern for -- welfare of the passengers. still a little scary. >> wow. >>> if you're counting down the hours until the weekend, well, help out with sneak peeks of the new movies you can see the heat -- see in theaters. >> at 5:35 outgoing secretary leon panetta talks budget concerns with the sequestration still looming. >> next at 5:15 howard tells us how many days will be in the 60s, maybe even a 70 before it gets much colder. we'll be back. turke